Del Oro High School girls basketball coach Mike Takayama during team practice in 2011.
Del Oro High School girls basketball coach Mike Takayama during team practice in 2011. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Del Oro High School girls basketball coach Mike Takayama during team practice in 2011. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
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Area coaches mourn loss of Del Oro’s Mike Takayama

June 21, 2016 04:56 PM

UPDATED June 22, 2016 10:40 AM

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